Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Restoran King Crab, Taman Megah

Most of my favourite bloggers (food or otherwise) have ate and published raving posts about this place. Day in day out night in night out my mind had been on 'Hai-wong! Hai-wong! Hai-wong!' (that's king crab in Cantonese). It is high time to get it over with.

Pity we cannnot seem to find time during weekends coupled with the fear of waiting for tables. So armed with vision of drooling seafood, 4 of us decided to brave the rush hour traffic on a workday. People traffic that is, we took the Putra Line to the Kelana Jaya stop (last station) then walked across the overhead bridge.

Once seated, these were placed:-

Achar (Mixed vegetables preserved in savoury sauce with crushed peanuts). 3 ladies, so we were happy. That's my fresh Apple+Orange Juice while the others had 'Cha-wong' (A type of Chinese Tea). The red packet contains a perfumed damp napkin.Phitoy just had to have peanuts instead so he asked for a plate.I was put in charged to order so I did it flawlessly. Ecpc. Just name the dishes most bloggers said good.

Hak-Beh Khuat (Guinnese Pork Ribs)Ngai-Yau Hai (Buttered Crabs) Took 2 crabs. They served only local ones.Mantau (Plain Dumplings). We took double order of these as these fried soft buns were so very good to wipe clean the butter crabs' gravy with. Also, only Phitoy had rice.Ham-Tan Sotong (Salted Egg Yolk Squids)As usual, an obligatory plate of greens which was Lai-Pak (Baby Bokchoi?)Phitoy settled the bill. Aiya, forgot to ask them to take away the packets of damp napkins and deduct the cost from our bill. Usually if we remember to collect it back, they are used to wipe car steering wheel, dashboard, telephone.. etc. Otherwise we tend to leave it intact on the table. We find the fragrance too strong for mouth and hands:-The address and contact number:-

36 comments:

Precious Pea said...

Yumyumyum...you ordered all my fav!!! Time of the month to revisit. Well..it's a monthly affair between me and King Crab.

Lyrical Lemongrass said...

Food looks great. Time to visit soon. Very soon.

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

looks damn shiok and cheap too!..100ish for all that wor..looks like this 1 can take my gf go without breaking the bank

MeiyeN said...

oh finally! :D you didn't really mention if you like da food here... i think their crabs are too small!

Rasa Malaysia said...

You know me...just the name of the restaurant already arouses me so much...lol, and once I spotted the giant claws of the crab, man, I am about to pull them out of your blog. :P

By the way, I answered your question about frying oil on RM liao.

teckiee said...

Yeah lo.. like mei yen said.. i was waiting for "very nice" or "not nice" I stay very near there and have not tried yet...

Tummythoz said...

precious pea, when I was writing this, my mind was going 'precious pea, precious pea, precious pea'. Yes, u were d inspiration.

lyrical lemongrass & joe, do try something different from these favs & report!

meiyen & teckiee, reasonably good food at easy to find/reach & comfy atmosphere. Crabs were a bit small but local ones usually are, no? The food did not hit me like 'whoa'. Afterall, with so many positive reviews, my expectations were really sky-high.

Tummythoz said...

rasa malaysia, I was there. Thx!

UnkaLeong said...

Was about to ask the question that Mei Yen asked..I come back you spend me hor :P

Tummythoz said...

unkaleong, no problemo.

tankiasu said...

Aiyak...u r few hours quicker than me in blogging about this restaurant. :P

xiu long bao said...

kakaka...same like me. Usually i'll return the napkins to them. Simply charge me nonsense money.
Then Csb will look like this @_@

The Cooking Ninja said...

wah...all of them looks so good. I'm drooling over my pc ... don't think my keyboard appreciate my drool though.

New Kid on the Blog said...

ai yo... look at the claws... yummy yummy.... hungry liao!!

Kenny Mah said...

I heard from certain little bird that there will be a floggers trip to this restaurant soon... can join ar?

*makes hopeful pleading eyes*

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

got floggers trip there?? haha count me in..add extra pair of "hopeful pleading eyes" haha

Tummythoz said...

tankiasu, and I thot I was slow.
=)

xiulongbao, think it goes into paying the staff tips. If possible, I'll return the peanuts too as I don't usually take. But then will run the risk of suffering dinner with a super grouchy phitoy.

the cooking ninja, here here take a pail ..

new kid on the blog, not as hungry as I looking at the lard pieces in your wantan mee post. Since u stay in Pg, seafood cravings easily solve-lar.

kenny mah, *memorising: call kenny on any & every food crawl*

Tummythoz said...

dear dear joe, did u include kenny mah on your up & coming Semenyih crawl? Yes, I'm diverting the heat here..

sc said...

went there twice. first time was good, secong time was just average. so for me, this place is slightly above average la.. :)

Tummythoz said...

sc, just took the Kluang coffee you gave. Wow! Bouncing off walls now. Boing boing boing shhh boss's back.

team BSG said...

this place the abrasive boss rich & famous one bought a small backStreet fella ( few shops away ) and converted him (still da chief cook ) and place into a
King Crab as you all now know and well...the verdicts are ...in... story went that he started off the revitalised business by pulling in all his cronies and associates to turbo charge the initial boom ...and da rest is ...hehehe
( sorry ah today got mood for history )

Precious Pea said...

Wah wah wah...when i go to toilet, i go tummythoz tummythoz tummythoz! LOL!

wmw said...

Since I'm not crazy about seafood, found the food there average leh...

jason said...

Double crab attack! First from tankiasu, and now is you! Ehh... both of you ordered the same dishes??

Tummythoz said...

team bsg, oic. If only school history class was as delicious as this ..

precious pea, only reaction (other than lol) is ewwss.

wmw, *note to self: when having seafood must sit next to wmw. Highlight & bold.)

jason, I first! I mean, post this before him. Hehe. Just read his. Realised v sat at the same table!

MeltingWok said...

tummy, thoz, fingers all calling out loud for these super-crawlicious crustacean friends hehehe :) Have to go liao, e'one keeps telling me about this place :) Shoot, hope I don't end up there e'day since it's only 5 min. away from my house hahaha :)

Tummythoz said...

Hey meltingwok, u in KL ke?

Jackson said...

never try before... i guess i will love it!!

Tummythoz said...

jackson, maybe Klang ones better?

jason said...

Tummythoz: I read his first :P

tankiasu said...

Yay!! I'm first!! :P

Tummythoz said...

jason & tankiasu, ok tankiasu wins. This loser can be easily pacified - a piece of peeled crab claw will do!

Kenny Mah said...

Yay! for being included in future food crawls... *rubs tummy in anticipation*

Sze said...

taman MEWAH jaya? that's a new one for me. and i live right next to it!

MeltingWok said...

tummy, not yet..counting days now, can't wait to see you *wink* :)

Tummythoz said...

kenny mah, tummy? More like abs, I think. *reaching over for a peek*

sze, interesting pic of yourself/ avatar!
New to me too. Always known that place as Tmn Megah only.

meltingwok, how many more numbers? I'll help count.

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